(Las Vegas, Nevada - June 20, 2017) Sawgrass Logistics, a supply chain solutions provider dedicated to reinventing the relationship between shipper and carrier to deliver best-in-class performance, is a proud first-time exhibitor at the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) Conference & Business Fair.
"The companies and brands that fuel our economy require more sophisticated levels of engagement from carrier partnerships to meet the demands of the modern supply chain at a time when there is unprecedented change in the transportation industry," said Keera Brooks, President and CEO of Sawgrass. "Sawgrass is committed to identifying, training, certifying and helping to grow the female driver base, while helping our customers modernize major segments of their supply chains so they can serve their consumers better, faster and more completely than ever before."
Sawgrass utilizes blended capacity and a proprietary carrier database to develop innovative transportation and logistics programs for its customers that generate greater efficiency, cost-savings and sustainability. It creates value for its customers with its advanced quality measures, cutting-edge technology and customized key performance indicators.
Beyond offering services to help certify carriers, Sawgrass uses its extensive information technology and industry expertise to develop shipper supplier diversity programs that help its customers deliver on their corporate social responsibility objectives. To support its own goals, Sawgrass:
• Donates a portion of its income to driver development programs, scholarships and other programs that support women's advancement.
• Supports industry organizations that align with the company's vision.
• Has volunteer programs to inform, educate and influence the industry.
Sawgrass Logistics is a first-time exhibitor at the Women's Business Enterprise Council (WBENC) National Conference & Business Fair, held June 20-22 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Sawgrass President & CEO, Keera Brooks, and other Sawgrass representatives will be at Booth #747 at the Business Fair and are also participating in the event's Match-Maker Meetings with trading partners.
WBENC is the largest third-party certifier of businesses owned, controlled, and operated by women in the United States. WBENC partners with 14 Regional Partner Organizations to provide its world class standard of certification to women-owned businesses throughout the country. The WBENC Conference & Business Fair is the largest conference of its kind for women business owners in the U.S. and is attended by Women's Business Enterprises (WBEs); senior executives and procurement representatives from the Fortune 500 and the U.S. Government; and select partner organizations whose missions' align with WBENC's vision of expanding women's business opportunities in the marketplace.
Sawgrass Logistics serves manufacturers and retailers along with their trading partners in the apparel, automotive, consumer packaged goods, industrial and pharmaceutical sectors.
"Our goal is to serve our customers with better cost, service, and quality they receive from other industry providers. Our commitment to empowering women, combined with our expansive transportation network and advanced technology, is delivering results and helping to build a better, more efficient and more sustainable supply chain," concluded Ms. Brooks.
President & CEO
About Sawgrass Logistics
Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Sawgrass Logistics is a logistics solutions provider offering services across dedicated fleet management, third party logistics, and supplier diversity development. Sawgrass brings the size and scale shippers need in a logistics provider with more than 16 years of proven capability and operational excellence. We deliver higher service and generate faster value with our leading business intelligence and technology solutions. Our mission is to reinvent the relationship between shipper and carrier, and our vision is to transform the role women play in the logistics industry.
More Info: http://www.sawgrasslogistics.com/